Portugal explains Ronaldo’s controversial behavior against Ghana

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal’s striker and captain, sparked widespread controversy during his country’s match against Ghana, yesterday, Thursday, which brought them together in the first round of the group stage of the “Qatar 2022” World Cup.

The Don contributed to his country’s victory over Ghana (3-2), after scoring the first goal in the match from a penalty kick.

And the Spanish newspaper “Marca” reported that Cristiano raised a state of controversy in the past few hours, when he appeared in the 36th minute of the match as he put his hand inside his clothes in search of something.

She added that Ronaldo appeared trying to pick up something from inside his clothes, until he picked up something and put it in his mouth.

The newspaper pointed out that the Portuguese Federation made it clear that what Ronaldo swallowed during the match was a piece of gum, to end the controversy surrounding Cristiano’s behavior.